Dr. Burnett is a Family Nurse Practitioner who ran a rural health clinic for nearly 20 years before retiring in 2013. After retiring he continued to work in a metropolitan urgent care and filling in at Family Practice clinics until 2018. He is an adjunct professor at Georgetown University in Washington, DC in the School of Nursing and Health Sciences, MSN/FNP program and contributes to other committees there as well. He serves on the Board of Trustees for Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions in Provo, Utah and has served on several doctoral committees for FNPs across the nation. He is Past Chair of the Fellows of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (FAANP) and was Region 7 Director and on the Board of Directors for American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP).
Dr. Burnett has a summer home in Iowa where he enjoys time with his wife, grandchildren and his horse and a winter home in Florida where he spends time exploring and riding and driving his horse. Passionate about his profession, Dr. Burnett continues to contribute professionally through new graduate development and serves as a mentor to many of his former students. He is also a retired Naval Officer and a member of Military Officers Association of America.